Saturday, November 9, 2013

November Calendar Girls

Welcome to our November Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. It’s absolutely amazing when you do a Google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occasions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "November, I'll give thanks that you belong to me!!"

Our hop begins today with the lovely and super talented Lynne aka Her Craftiness which may be found at The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness as you won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!!

Lynne ~
Vicky ~
Jearise ~
Sandy ~
Christine ~
Edwina ~
Lucy ~
Laura -

In case, you get lost along the way with all the craziness of the holidaze, here's the complete line-up to follow along with the streamers, cards, lay-outs and super creativity of the marvelous Calendar Girls:

Aviation History Month ~ Lynne
National Model Railroad Month ~ Lynne
Native American Heritage Month
Peanut Butter Lovers Month ~  Edwina

November, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

2 Book Lovers Day - Vicky
Deviled Egg Day
Housewife's Day
Sandwich Day
King Tut Day
6 Saxophone Day ~
Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
Dunce Day 
9 Chaos Never Dies Day  - you've got that right
10  Forget-Me-Not Day ~ Edwina
10 USMC Day 
11  Veteran's Day - Jearise
12  Chicken Soup for the Soul Day - Jearise
12  Young Reader's Day  ~ Jearise
13  Sadie Hawkins Day 
13  World Kindness Day ~ Sandy
14  Operating Room Nurse Day 
15  Clean Your Refrigerator Day 
15  America Recycles Day~ Lucy 
16  Button Day ~ Lynne
16  Have a Party With Your Bear Day ~ Christine
17  Electronic Greeting Card Day  - now who do you think created this day!?
17  Homemade Bread Day ~ Lynne
17  Take A Hike Day- Laura
17  World Peace Day ~ Lucy 
18  Occult Day ~
19  Have a Bad Day Day ~ Lynne
20  Absurdity Day -Laura
20  Beautiful Day -Laura
20  Universal Children's Day - Laura
21  Great American Smokeout  - 
21  World Hello Day ~ Lynne
22  Go For a Ride Day ~ Sandy
23  Eat a Cranberry Day 
25  National Parfait Day   
26  Shopping Reminder Day  - Vicky
27  Pins and Needles Day ~ Lynne
28  Red Planet Day 
28  Thanksgiving  -Eat, drink, and be thankful. ~ Sandy
29  Black Friday ~  Christine
29  You're Welcome Day  - Sandy

The Blog Candy being offered this month is a machine-embroidered angel which can be used as a bookmark or an early start to decorate your Christmas Tree!!!! Winner gets to chose the color of her angel from pink, white, ivory, or gold.

I have been busy with lots of projects to go with young readers and Veteran's Day. I'm sorry but I didn't get a project for Chicken Soup for the soul day done. Once you see what I've been up to, I'm sure you'll understand.

Let's start with Veteran's Day. I've wanted to make cards to give out to the Veterans for many years but never seem to have time. This Year I was determined to make time and I made 18 cards to hand out when we go to a war museum for a tour this weekend. I want to make more before the weekend's up to hand out Monday at the Veteran's Day Memorial service. 

Now for Young Readers day which is the 12th I am showcasing bookmarks I made using scraps. I sent these bookmarks to be used to help raise money for one of the food banks in Tucson, AZ. As you can see, I even made some card with matching bookmarks.


Thanks for stopping by today and your next stop along the way is Sandy's Blog . Don't forget to stop back next month on December 14th for the last Calendar Girls Day of the Year . . . .


  1. ohhh wow you really did make a lot of them. Love that they will be used to raise money for others. That's so generous from you.

  2. Such beautiful cards and bookmarks.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  3. I love your Veterans day cards. I love our veterans so I am so glad to see it when someone honors them. Thank you Jearise. I love those bookmarks and cards. They are very pretty. I am sure they will be loved. Great JOB! Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  4. PHENOMENAL!!!! Such a great person that is creative and thoughtful all rolled into one!!! It's always a pleasure hopping with you my friend!!!
    Much Love, Hugs, and Friendship

  5. Busy bee you! Great way to use up the scraps!!! I love the stamped card image too. Great Job! Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
    ♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
    ♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

  6. Absolutely gorgeous projects...
    Laura D.

  7. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris


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